The animal responsible for the most human deaths worldwide is the mosquito. Mosquitoes carry parasites that spread malaria, a disease that kills roughly two million people every year.Know More
Mosquitoes may be the deadliest animal on the planet, but there are numerous other animals that cause human fatalities. Animals like the tsetse fly, snakes, scorpions, and deer are all responsible for causing many human deaths each year.
Historians and other scientists would argue that humans are the animals most responsible for human deaths each year. However, the number of humans who die at the hands of other people varies greatly depending on things, such as crimes committed and wars being fought.
Other dangerous animals include tigers, which have killed more humans that any other big cat, as well as bees, bears, and even cows.Learn More
Given the timescales involved in animal evolution and the difficulty of identifying new species as their first members emerge, there is no single species that could be said to have evolved most recently. Some animals, however, have populations that do not breed together and could be regarded as emergent species.Full Answer >
The peregrine falcon, or Falco peregrinus, is the fastest bird and the fastest member of the animal kingdom. When swooping or diving, it reaches speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. It is native to North America and historically known as the duck hawk.Full Answer >
A fish is an animal. It is a multicellular organism with eukaryotic cells arranged into tissues and organs. Eukaryotic means that fish cells have nuclei and other structures that are protected by membranes.Full Answer >
Among the animals whose names start with the letter "n" are the nutria, nyala, nanger, narwhal, needlefish, night sergeant, northern sennet, natal barred blue butterfly, night butterfly and Northern Jungle Queen. Other animals include the nuthatch, nightjar, northern mole cricket, nectar-sucking blister beetle and nine-spotted ladybird beetle.Full Answer >